Mini croque monsieurs

Mini croque monsieurs

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Makes 40
Turn a comfort food classic into a cute canapé with these mini melted cheese and ham toasties on cocktail sticks - perfect for a party or buffet

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per canapé

  • kcal73
  • fat5g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 150g grated Gruyère
    Gruyère

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  • 200ml tub crème fraîche
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and black pepper
  • a pinch of nutmeg
    Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

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    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • 10 thick slices of white bread (crusts removed)
  • cooked sliced ham
  • butter, softened
    Butter

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Mix together 100g of the grated Gruyère, crème fraîche and Dijon mustard. Season with salt, black pepper and a pinch of nutmeg and spread half the mixture over 5 slices of white bread. Top with a layer of cooked sliced ham and another slice of bread.

  2. Spread softened butter over one side of the sandwich and place on a baking sheet, butter-side down. Top the unbuttered side with the rest of the cheese mixture the remaining 50g grated Gruyère. Can be assembled the day before and chilled. To serve, bake in the oven for 20 mins or until golden, then slice the sandwiches into bite-sized pieces and serve straight away.

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Emycakes
15th May, 2015
5.05
Made these at new year. Easy to prepare and delicious, will make again.
Emycakes
15th May, 2015
5.05
Made these at new year. Easy to prepare ane delicious, will make again.
domingal
30th Dec, 2014
I have made these twice now and they are really lovely. Delicious cold too! Great easy recipe
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